Philip Meadows Taylor

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Colonel Philip Meadows Taylor of Ireland and Yorkshire

England / India 1808 – 1876

Comments: Megaliths; archeology ; geology; antiquities ; Thuggee cult of India;


Teachers: the Nizam of Hyderabad; Major-General Sir William Henry Sleeman, 1835, head of Thuggee & Dalcoity Department in India; Jean de Thévenot (1633 – 1667); Melchisédech Thévenot aka Melchisédec Thévenot (@ 1620 – 1692) ;

Students: Dr. Thomas Inman; Sax Rohmer; Raja Venkatappa Nayaka; Br. Francis Yeates-Brown (1886-1944) ; Mark Twain, author of Following the Equator, 1897;


Friends: Mary Palmer, wife, of the East India Co;

Enemies:

organizations:

Author: Confessions of a Thug, 1839; Tippoo Sultaun (1840); Tara (1863); Ralph Darnell (1865); Seeta (1872) A Noble Queen (1878); correspondent for The Times, 1853 ; Student's Manual of the History of India (1870);


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Meadows_Taylor ; read him here - http://archive.org/details/confessionsofthu03tayl